Weird things you hear at project meetings (Presentations)

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A collection of funny quotes heard over project meetings relating to presenting. These gems are actual quotes as they were spoken by project managers and collected by various people.

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Weird things you hear at project meetings (Presentations)

  1. 1. The following statements are actual quotes from project meetings… These are the top selections for 2013 relating to presentations.
  2. 2. “We are running a business not a chart!”
  3. 3. “They are showing you… …because it's the only chart they have!”
  4. 4. “…I won't talk it. Next!”
  5. 5. Manager briefing scorecard… “EVERYTHING is GREEN… …except for a couple of REDS”
  6. 6. At the end of the day… it’s not on a PowerPoint chart, ...if …it won’t happen!
  7. 7. Slide design 101… “It’s just colors on a chart! Try using the green pen!”
  8. 8. When charts get too wordy…
  9. 9. …they must be good!”
  10. 10. “I am not looking for good data or bad data…”
  11. 11. Getting the message across… “So, once again, ours is better, but it takes ten pages to explain why.”
  12. 12. You can have the perfect burn-down chart… …and still have to lie about it!
  13. 13. “These are just some charts you cannot read, because they show the data!”
  14. 14. See other presentations for actual quotes on strategy, project execution and more!

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